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Staff of the German Consulate General
Staff of the German Consulate General© German Consulate General
Dear visitors,

On behalf of the entire team I wish you a very warm welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Cape Town.

As a German Mission abroad, we appreciate the interest you take in our work. Together with a strong network of German and South African partner institutions and the many people engaged in the partnership between our two countries, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany promotes the bilateral relations to the Cape provinces with special regards to cultural, business and economic as well as scientific cooperation.  

If you want to find more about our work, you will always find information on the following pages or by contacting us directly.

We are happy to be your point of contact, together with our partners here in the region, such as the Goethe Centre, the German International School Cape Town, or the South African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Please feel free to contact us!

Warm regards

Tanja Werheit

Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Consul General Tanja Wehrheit
Consul General Tanja Wehrheit© German Consulate General/private
Curriculum vitae: Tanja Werheit


Born in 1975 in Bergisch Gladbach, married, 2 children


since end of 07/2021
Consul General in Cape Town
2017 - 2021
Deputy Head of Division, Business Diplomacy, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2013 - 2017
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Maputo, Mozambique
2010 - 2013
Desk Officer, Policy Planning, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2008 - 2010
Head of Section for Economic and European Affairs, German Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 - 2008
Desk Officer, Political Section, German Embassy Mexico City, Mexico
2003 - 2005
Desk Officer, German-Franco Relations, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2002 - 2003
Private Secretary to the Coordinator for German-Franco Relations, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2001 - 2002
Professional Training as Attachée in the Federal Foreign Office Bonn/Berlin
2000 - 2001
Conference Manager at Euroforum Deutschland GmbH Düsseldorf
1994 - 2000
Graduate of University of Cologne, studies in political science, economics and regional science of Latin America in Cologne (1994-2000) and Tucumán, Argentina (1999)
1994
Higher education entrance qualification (Abitur)


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